The Son of No One

The Son of No One

The Son of No One

New York cop drama with an all-star cast including Channing Tatum, Al Pacino, Ray Liotta and Katie Holmes. From the director of Fighting.

"Jonathan (Tatum) is a second-generation cop who gets in over his head when he's assigned to re-open a double homicide cold case in his Queens neighbourhood. An anonymous source feeding new information to a local reporter leads to evidence suggesting a possible cover-up be the former lead detective (Pacino), who was on the investigation. As Jonathan digs deeper into the assignment, a dark secret about the case emerges, which threatens to destroy his life and his family." (Official Synopsis)

2011Rating: MA15+90 minsUSA
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Variety

Variety

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Contrived and implausible, at times absurdly so.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

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Self-destructs in a ludicrous, ineptly directed anticlimactic rooftop showdown in which bodies pile up, and nothing makes a shred of sense.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

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Here's a bad movie with hardly a bad scene. How can that be? The construction doesn't flow. The story doesn't engage... Yet here is a gifted cast doing what it's asked to do. The failure is in the writing and editing.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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Performances are strong across the board, and the movie offers a solid sense of place. But the mysteries, once explained, don't make a lot of sense.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

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A few individual performances survive - Liotta finds a little of his old edge, and Pacino briefly revisits Serpico territory - but they're smothered in the slow-burning absurdity.

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Variety

Variety

press

Contrived and implausible, at times absurdly so.

0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Self-destructs in a ludicrous, ineptly directed anticlimactic rooftop showdown in which bodies pile up, and nothing makes a shred of sense.

0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

Here's a bad movie with hardly a bad scene. How can that be? The construction doesn't flow. The story doesn't engage... Yet here is a gifted cast doing what it's asked to do. The failure is in the writing and editing.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Performances are strong across the board, and the movie offers a solid sense of place. But the mysteries, once explained, don't make a lot of sense.

0
A.V. Club

A.V. Club

press

A few individual performances survive - Liotta finds a little of his old edge, and Pacino briefly revisits Serpico territory - but they're smothered in the slow-burning absurdity.

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